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World War I - General Section
'The Great War', the war to end wars - or so it was thought!  A period of rapid technical advancement, with the development of tanks, massive guns & poison gas. The airplane came into its own & Millions died on the battlefields of Europe to secure final Allied victory - a hollow victory  which ultimately led to the emergence of the Nazi evil in Germany     
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THE FIRST WORLD WAR
by John Keegan

Keegan's account of the war on all fronts, from its political and cultural origins to the bloody conclusion. He looks at the difficulties and limited options as they must have appeared to those involved. These included the difficulties arising from slow communications by telegraph in the face of the tactics and strategy made possible by the advances in weapons technology and war plans based on the logistics of railway networks.

1998, Hutchinson, , 0091801788,< D-01>,500pp. photos, maps, , very good in dw, ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 27716-03..............................£8.00 

BRITISH BUTCHERS AND BUNGLERS OF WORLD WAR ONE
by John Laffin

A revealing study on British military leadership in WWI. How those responsible for catastrophic defeats were able to retain their commands. Were they incompetent or uncaring? Haig's army suffered 60,000 casualties on the first day on the Somme in 1916, but he was still in command after 5 months and another 400,000 casualties. The author draws on the memories and writings of those who took part.

1996, Sutton Publishing, , 0750901799,< D-01>,214pp, ills, Good in card covers, small tear at bottom of spine, , CARD
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 8861-01..............................£6.00 

THE ENGLISH POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
by John Lehmann

Depicts the experiences as soldiers during World War I and analyzes the war poetry of English writers, such as Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, and Siegfried Sassoon. Includes 58 illustrations

1982, Thames & Hudson Ltd, , 0500272670,< D-01>,144pp illustrations, Good in rubbed card covers, , CARD
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 25154-01..............................£4.00 

A HISTORY OF THE WORLD WAR 1914-1918
by Basil Liddell Hart

A comprehensive study of The Great War originally published as 'The Real War', the author revised this book in the light of the new and further information available in the decades after the end of war. Tear at the top of the spine. No d/w previous owner's inscription. Foxing on edges.

1934, Faber & Faber, , ,< D-01>,635pp.maps inc 2 Fold-out maps., , ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 36178-01..............................£8.00 

THE WAR IN OUTLINE 1914-1918
by Basil H Liddell Hart

Liddell Hart’s concise and readable history of the Great War. Captain Basil Henry Liddell Hart was an outstanding military historian who greatly influenced 20th-century development of armoured warfare and strategic theory.

1936, Faber & Faber, , ,< D-01>,259pp, 2 fold-out maps, index, blue boards worn at extremities ow g, ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 14268-01..............................£12.00 

THE WORST ORDEAL: BRITONS AT HOME AND ABROAD 1914-1918
by Peter H Liddle

An illustrated record of the British people as they faced the challenge of World War I. The book covers the early days and the Call to Arms, the Home Front and the role of women and children in wartime, the Response of the Empire, the War in the Air, The Dardanelles, the War at Sea, the distant campaigns, the soldiers and civilians in captivity, the Western Front, and the Armistice and beyond.

1994, Leo Cooper, , 0850524172,< D-01>,A4 format, 232pp, 380 photos, illustrations, drawings, Fine in d/w, ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 20496-02..............................£8.00 

VOICES OF WAR 1914-1918
by Peter H Liddle

Illustrated with contemporary photos, this is a fascinating study of life at the front line in the Great War. The book, published in association with the UK Channel 4 TV documentary, also looks at mobilisation and training of the Armies, the Home Front, and various other aspects of the conflict.

1988, Leo Cooper, , 085052044X,< D-01>,256pp, 250 illustrations, A4 format, vg in rubbed dw, ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 8176-01..............................£8.00 

IN KHAKI FOR THE KING
by Escott Lynn

A 'Factional' account commencing in Germany in 1914 where two young Englishmen were caught up in the events which led to the Great War.

1922, W & R Chambers Ltd, , ,< D-01>,375pp illustrations, Illustrated boards. Wear on spine. Light Foxing on endpaper and edges., ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 34362-01..............................£12.00 

FOR KING AND COUNTRY: VOICES FROM THE FIRST WORLD WAR
by Brian MacArthur Editor

Five million British servicemen went to war between 1914 and 1918, and few families were untouched by the effects. This book tells their stories in their own words using diaries, letters, memoirs, songs and poems. Words are from some known contributors such as Vera Brittain, Rupert Brooke and Alfred Housman, but many more are from those known only to their families and friends - brave men all.

2008, Little Brown & Co, , 9780316027434,< D-01>,471pp. Illustrations., Very good in dw, ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 35642-01..............................£10.00 

FOR KING AND COUNTRY: VOICES FROM THE FIRST WORLD WAR
by Brian MacArthur

Five million British servicemen went to war between 1914 and 1918, and few families were untouched by the effects. This book tells their stories in their own words using diaries, letters, memoirs, songs and poems. Words are from some known contributors such as Vera Brittain, Rupert Brooke and Alfred Housman, but many more are from those known only to their families and friends - brave men all.

2008, Little Brown & Co, , 9780316027434,< D-01>,471pp. Illustrations., Dustjacket marked. text and boards very good., ,
Subject...World War I - General
Web No. 35642-02..............................£9.00 

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THE END OF THE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL ARMY: VOLUME II

by Alan K. Wildman


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